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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

FBR: Remove All Obstacles From Submitting a Perfect Foreign Body Removal Claim

- Published on Wed, Jul 30, 2014
Even dislodging the foreign body deserves a code. The way your coding progresses in case of foreign body removal (FBR) will be dictated mainly by whether your gastroenterologist decides to removethe foreign body or simply moves it. Just follow these tips to stay abreast of the procedure codes. Background: Although ingestion of foreign bodies is a most common occurrence in [...]

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